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Parents and students seeking Tuition Exchange Information

Tuition Exchange Central is unable to provide information on individual school requirements and guidelines.  Families interested in the exploring what options might be available must start with your Tuition Exchange Liaison Officer (TELO).  Not sure who your TELO is - Click here to access the TELO search option The TE application process begins with your employer.  The Export school determines who is eligible for Tuition Exchange consideration and ultimately being offered the opportunity for Export.  When your dependent is approved as an export, there is still the process of being named an awarded Import. . . .

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Using Tuition Exchange website tools to help you search for options

The Tuition Exchange website has a variety of useful search options for students and parents looking for Tuition Exchange member schools.  Please make use of the tools available to you. Please note, TE Central is unable to answer school specific questions or provide assistance to those considering employment at a TE member school.  You will need to contact the TE Liaison Officer at your school of employment or Human Resources, if you are job seeking.  Thank you. Visual example of how to conduct a graduate school search Visual example of how to search for TE school information Click here for . . .

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Tuition Exchange Webcast for families

Not sure what Tuition Exchange is or if your family is eligible?  If you work at one of our more than 660 colleges and universities your are encouraged to take the time to listen to this informative webcast.  While it will not answer questions specific to your employer school, it does cover most of the basic questions. PLEASE BE AWARE:  Each school has its own guidelines.  Please do not assume you are eligible - contact your TE Liaison Officer where you work for specific information about your employer's guidelines. Click here to access the 50 minute Tuition Exchange developed webinar.  . . .

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TE at a glance

Tuition Exchange Tuition Exchange (TE) is a reciprocal scholarship opportunity for the dependents of eligible faculty and staff at all 660 + member schools.    A complete listing of TE schools and TELO email addresses is available online at www.tuitionexchange.org in the Family bucket under the Member Schools tab. TE is available to eligible employees at member schools.  Eligible employees are defined by the employee’s school.  This should not be construed as a guaranteed employee benefit. The school defines the beneficiary dependent .  This can include the employee, spouse, . . .

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Understanding Admissions Terms

Glossary of Admission Plans   EARLY DECISION: Binding for the student and for the college Could be advantageous for the appropriate candidate at a specific school Deadlines usually November 1 or 15 Some colleges are filling close to half of the class early Could be less appropriate for students with rising records, but not always the case No ability to compare financial aid, but early offers are generally quite appropriate   EARLY DECISION II: Binding agreement for student and college Deadline usually January 1 File all applications to all colleges on the list If admitted early . . .

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College Search Tips with a TE Twist

Finding the right college fit can feel overwhelming.  It is important to have a roadmap, but before you can develop the map you need to know a few things about where you want to land.  The following websites should prove helpful!  This is by no means a complete listing but ones that TE Central feels are valuable.  The College Navigator is created and supported by The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).  NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES is located within the U.S. Department of Education and the . . .

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I am thinking about applying for employment at a TE school...

If you are considering applying at a TE school in order to receive TE opportunities for your dependents OR switching jobs to another TE school, please understand there are often times requirements for years of service and in some cases the type of employment you are seeking makes a difference.  For example, adjunct faculty generally do not qualify.  Many schools contract their food service and maintenance services.  In these cases, you are typically not considered an employee of the college.  Tuition Exchange Central is unable to provide you with answers or guidance regarding employment decisions.  Please . . .

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Understanding the Award Process

Through The Tuition Exchange, member colleges and universities offered in the 2015-16 academic year roughly 7,000 scholarship awards.  Each member school sets its own policies and procedures for determining eligibility and requirements for scholarships. That’s why it’s important to work closely with the Tuition Exchange Liaison Officer (TELO) at the institution that employs you. Not sure who your TELO is...you can find the most current information online inside the TE website - Families tab - membership search.  Select the first option - Find my TELO. Review the following for . . .

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